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Jinx Build Guides, Runes and Items

Jinx the Loose Cannon

Find the best Jinx build guides for League of Legends S12 Patch 12.15. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Jinx build for the S12 meta. Learn more about Jinx's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 12 Guides // Patch 12.15 & Patch 12.14
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LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

[12.15] IKeepItTaco's GrandMaster Jinx guide - Season 12

Guide by IKeepItTaco updated August 10, 2022
  • In-depth
  • Stream
9.5
416
Votes
27
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

[12.15] Challenger Jinx Build & Guide by CookieLoL

Guide by CookieLoL updated August 12, 2022
  • In-depth
9.4
21
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1
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

Loukazs Jinx GrandMaster guide - Patch 12.14

Guide by Loukazs updated August 8, 2022
  • In-depth
9.3
170
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22
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

Jinx - Blow them up!

Guide by angata500 updated August 5, 2022
  • In-depth
8.6
79
Votes
14
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

[12.15] Jinx Guide by misterfirstblood

Guide by misterfirstblood updated August 10, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

[12.15] #1 Jinx EUW - m1NEEX Jinx Guide [+MATCH UPS & SYNERGY] [IN-DEPTH] - 1.4M Mastery Points [DIAMOND]

Guide by m1NEEX updated August 10, 2022
  • In-depth
New Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

Guia em português da Jinx atiradora na rota inferior na temporada 12

Guide by Chevalier07 updated August 14, 2022
Season 12 Builds // Patch 12.15 & Patch 12.14
New Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

JINX Poke / Lethality

Build by Guest updated August 14, 2022
  • Off-Meta
Season 12 Guides // Other Patches
9.8
22
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LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

Jinx: The AOE Crit Goddess (S12)

Guide by silentdeath updated January 22, 2022
9.8
192
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16
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

Guía y build de Jinx [CHALL main ADC] [Español] (En progreso)

Guide by Tiemot updated July 13, 2022
  • In-depth
9.5
35
Votes
3
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

[12.7] Jinx guide (Challenger adc main)

Guide by daudr9 updated April 15, 2022
9.2
41
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3
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

Diamond Top Jinx - Muramana Zapper Trapper

Guide by Aqua Dragon updated January 15, 2022
  • In-depth
  • Off-Meta
8.2
20
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5
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

[UPDATED EVERY PATCH] BY FAR THE BEST JINX/POWDER GUIDE!

Guide by Breathly updated November 27, 2021
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LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

War Machine Jinx - S11 - Patch 12.2

Guide by TMA zRevenger updated January 23, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

The Ultimate On-Hit Jinx Build || Season 12

Guide by DustRose updated February 22, 2022
Season 12 Builds // Other Patches
8.3
7
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LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

Jinx

Build by Kyster Draven updated July 10, 2022
8.3
7
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LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

Jinx Hypercarry Build

Build by Rechnomet updated April 2, 2022
7.5
6
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LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

Jinx Jesuscirraptor MID AD Caster

Build by Jesuscirraptor updated January 8, 2022
  • Off-Meta
7.3
5
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LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

Ult go BRRR

Build by Niruko updated December 21, 2021
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide
LoL Champion Jinx Build Guide

[12.11] Professor Jinx's Build [1 MILLION MASTERY POINTS]

Build by JungleDog updated June 16, 2022
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Jinx Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Jinx we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Jinx, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Jinx this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 12.15. However, if you are a new Jinx player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Jinx!

Patch 11.20: 494917 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Jinx's Runes

Jinx's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 6529 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Lethal Tempo
Lethal Tempo
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood

Second Best

Jinx's 2nd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 1874 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Lethal Tempo
Lethal Tempo
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline
LoL Rune: Cut Down
Cut Down

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood

Third Best

Jinx's 3rd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 1775 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood

Jinx's Summoner Spells

Jinx's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 26401 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Jinx's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 2756 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Jinx's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 1082 Games

Cleanse Flash

Jinx's Starters

Jinx's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 646 Games

Trinket

Jinx's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 17307 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Jinx's 2nd Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 12852 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Jinx's 3rd Best Trinket 44%

Win Rate 576 Games

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Jinx's Ability Order

Jinx's Best Ability Order 63%

Win Rate 43 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.
Patch 12.14: 438954 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Jinx's Runes

Jinx's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 1020 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Lethal Tempo
Lethal Tempo
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Absolute Focus
Absolute Focus
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Second Best

Jinx's 2nd Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 188 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Lethal Tempo
Lethal Tempo
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood

Third Best

Jinx's 3rd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 118 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Lethal Tempo
Lethal Tempo
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Cut Down
Cut Down

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Absolute Focus
Absolute Focus
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Jinx's Summoner Spells

Jinx's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 2240 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Jinx's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 870 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Jinx's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 55 Games

Flash Ghost

Jinx's Starters

Jinx's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 2581 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Jinx's 2nd Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 247 Games

Long Sword Refillable Potion

Third Best

Jinx's 3rd Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 547 Games

Long Sword Health Potion

Trinket

Jinx's Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 2070 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Jinx's 2nd Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 1425 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Jinx's 3rd Best Trinket 43%

Win Rate 81 Games

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Jinx Counters

Learn 's counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Jinx guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Jinx ADC in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Jinx. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

Jinx Skins

Jinx's Abilities

Jinx's Get Excited!
Get Excited! Jinx's Passive Jinx's Passive
Self
Jinx's Passive
Jinx's Passive
Whenever a champion, epic jungle monster, or structure that Jinx has dealt damage to within the last 3 seconds is killed or destroyed, she gains 175% decaying movement speed and 25% attack speed for 6 seconds.
Q
Jinx's Switcheroo!
Switcheroo! Jinx's Q Ability
250
0
0.9
Jinx swaps weapons between Fishbones the rocket launcher and Pow-Pow the minigun.

While using the rocket launcher, Jinx's attacks deal 110% of attack damage as physical damage to the target and nearby enemies, gains 80 / 110 / 140 / 170 / 200 attack range, costs 20 mana per rocket and scales 10% less with bonus attack speed.

While using the minigun, Jinx's attacks grant 30 / 55 / 80 / 105 / 130% attack speed for 2.5 seconds, stacking up to 3 times.
W
Jinx's Zap!
Zap! Jinx's W Ability
1500
50 / 60 / 70 / 80 / 90
8 / 7 / 6 / 5 / 4
Jinx fires a shock blast that deals 10 / 60 / 110 / 160 / 210 (+1.6 per attack damage) physical damage to the first enemy hit, slows them by 30 / 40 / 50 / 60 / 70%, and reveals them for 2 seconds.
E
Jinx's Flame Chompers!
Flame Chompers! Jinx's E Ability
925
90
24 / 20.5 / 17 / 13.5 / 10
Jinx tosses out 3 chompers that last for 5 seconds. They explode on contact with enemy champions, rooting them for 1.5 seconds and dealing 70 / 120 / 170 / 220 / 270 (+100% of ability power) magic damage to nearby enemies.
R
Jinx's Super Mega Death Rocket!
Super Mega Death Rocket! Jinx's Ultimate (R) Ability
30000
100
75 / 65 / 55 / 55 / 55
Jinx fires a rocket that explodes on the first enemy champion hit, dealing between 25 / 40 / 55 (+0.15 per bonus attack damage) plus 25 / 30 / 35% of target's missing health to 250 / 400 / 550 (+1.5 per bonus attack damage) plus 25 / 30 / 35% of target's missing health as physical damage, gaining damage over the first second of travel time. Nearby enemies take 80% damage.

Missing health damage cannot exceed 800 against monsters.
Q
Jinx's Pow-Pow, the Minigun
Pow-Pow, the Minigun Jinx's Q Ability
250
0
0.9
Jinx's attacks grant 30 / 55 / 80 / 105 / 130% attack speed for 2.5 seconds, stacking up to 3 times.
Q
Jinx's Fishbones, the Rocket Launcher
Fishbones, the Rocket Launcher Jinx's Q Ability
Self
20
0.9
Jinx's attacks deal 110% of attack damage as physical damage to the target and nearby enemies, gains 80 / 110 / 140 / 170 / 200 attack range, costs 20 mana per rocket and scales 10% less with bonus attack speed.

Questions About Jinx

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Is there an adc macro guide somewhere? Send me the link, please!

So I'm really looking for a general macro guide for adcs so I can make better choices during the matches, besides my mechanics choices. Thanks

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Is Jinx good?

So is Jinx good? She seems a little underwhelming in gameplay compared to how awesome her design concept, personality, and voice lines are. Is it just me needing to get better at her or is she genuinely not good right now? If she is good, how do I...

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Crits on wierd ADC's

So, for these champions how do crits work? How do Infinity Edge Crits work? I figure for something like a Jinx Rocket Launcher or Senna Relic Cannon Crit, It would take the AD ratio (110 or 120) and just double it (220 or 240). I don't know tho....

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I want to Improve with Jinx

Hello, I am Splitty and I would like to Improve with her as I want to escape Bronze (Bronze 2 86PL), could I have some tips for controlling the wave & macro game as I see that 2 things very important for the course of every match, thank you...

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Does jinx really need a nerf?

As a jinx main i don't think jinx is too OP she's a very fair champion, weak and bad early game but she gets stronger eventually and becomes deadly late game. She's easy and fun to play and that's why she sits at 54.05% winrate. Jinx can easily...

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What to build lategame on adc

I was playing jinx and the game went late (about 50 min). I was full build and was trading items one after another and i didnt seem to do enough damage to enemies with 2 armor items. Which build would be optimal for adc lategame. I had Infinity...

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RUNES REFORGED!!!

Any rune recommendations for ADCs for this new season? Thanks in advance!

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Position in teamfights

Helly everyone :) yesterday I played as fed jinx (I was like 13/2) The enemy team had panth top, mumu jungle, veigar mid, varus and bard bot. We had trundle, nunu, wukuong, jinx (me) and blitzcrank. We horribly lost the teamfights....

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which one is better?

hey everyone. im in bronze 3 trying to climb maining adcs. out of graves and jinx which would be better for me to get?

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which adc to buy

im thinking about switching main roles from top to adc. which adc should i buy first?

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Who is the most OP champion in the game?

I am wondering who is the most OP champion to play. I wanna see how well I can do.

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Jinx Item Build

Most guides recommend getting [[Last Whisper]], and very few if any even mention [[Blade of the Ruined King]]. Why is this? I find that with Jinx's high attack speed (Especially after [[Statikk Shiv]] and [[Berserker's Greaves]] ) that it tears...

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Which ADC is the best in the game?

So my friend said that Vayne is the best ADC in the game, I look some forums up and saw that Ezreal is the best. I think its Quinn and Caitlyn. I want to see what you guys think.

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Should I play ranked right now?

I'm almost done with my placement matches, so I want to play them and see what league I'm in. However, I'm worried that if I play ranked right now, I'll get a 1st time Jinx instalocker and lose my placement games. So should I play ranked right...

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